Obesity Journal

The official journal of The Obesity Society

Jan 2013 Cover w Outline

Editor-in-Chief Eric Ravussin, PhD

Associate Editor-In-Chief Donna H. Ryan, MD

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Obesity Treatment Guidelines FULL report published in Obesity (and available in print!)

This larger, more comprehensive Expert Panel Report published in the July issue of the Obesity journal is free online.


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Find the citation for the Executive Summary here.


Obesity Symposium at ObesityWeekSM

The Editorial Team of Obesity hosts the Obesity Journal Symposium at ObesityWeek. The editors will select six winning papers, and the session will be promoted to the obesity research community and to the press. In addition, the papers will be published in a special section of the November issue of Obesity. Keep your eyes on the horizon for the call for the papers and instructions for submission.

Find additional information about the Obesity Journal Symposium here.

Read the winning papers from the 2014 Symposium here.


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Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research and cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, public health and medical developments.

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